The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city (until 1955, a settlement) in Kireevsk Raion, Tula Oblast, RSFSR, situated 23 km southeast of the Shchekino railroad station (on the Tula-Orel line), in the territory of the Moscow Region Coal Basin. Coal is mined near Lipki.
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